TOO OLD TO ROCK N ROLL - TOO YOUNG TO DIE
Jethro Tull were a unique phenomenon in popular music history. Their mix of hard rock; folk melodies; blues licks; surreal, impossibly dense lyrics; and overall profundity defied easy analysis, but that didn't dissuade fans from giving them 11 gold and five platinum albums.
CD - 16 Track Standalone version taken from the upcoming boxset. It features the previously unreleased re-recorded version of the album for a UK TV special and 5 original LP tracks.
4CD - The box set audio features the previously unreleased re-recorded version of the album for a UK TV special, 5 original LP tracks and a bonus out-take all mixed by the legendary Steven Wilson. Also included are flat transfers of the original album as well as a host of rare associated recordings including previously unreleased material. DVD content includes the previously commercially unavailable original TV footage with DTS, Dolby Digital Surround Sound and Dolby Digital Stereo sound. The extensive 80-page booklet includes an essay by Martin Webb on the preparation and recording of the album in Brussels and Monte Carlo, the aborted stage musical, the London Weekend TV special and the 1976 tours. There is also a track by track annotation by Ian Anderson, lyrics, a feature on Ian Anderson and his motorbikes, Dave Gibbons on drawing the LP's cartoon inner spread and 'From Carmen to Tullman' - The Musical Life of John Glascock, unseen photos and lots more.